Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients

1981 – Mrs. Jo (Alma) Price Greenburg, ’50

1982 – Mrs. Jane Hatcher Major, ’38

1984 – Mrs. Jane Bowles Hurt, ’54

1985 – Mrs. Claudia Carter Easley, ’71

1986 – Mrs. Pat Spicer Napoleon, ’74

1987 – Miss Arlyne McDowell, ’53

1988 – Mr. Gary W. Collins, ’80, ’82

1989 – Miss Mary M. Cahill, ’40

1990
Mrs. Julie Deane Lochridge, ’55
Mrs. Anna Hinton Fetter, ’40

1991 – Mary C. Fugate Alumni Chapter Richmond

1992 – Mrs. Barbara Enroughty Thomson, ’56

1993
Mrs. Clara Barbour Meadows, ’28
Mrs. Lillian Rush Wheeler, ’36

1994 – Mrs. Jeannette Aderhold Brown, ’49

1995 – Class of 1936

1996 – Mrs. Stanley Shields Presto, ’36

1997 – Mrs. Mary Clifton Franks, ’66

1999 – Dr. Sue Burgess Davis, ’75, ’81

2000 – Mrs. Sarah Eldred Terry, ’71

2002 – Mrs. Virginia Adeline Wilkerson, ’46

2003 – Miss Josephine Elizabeth Wood, ’41

2004 – Class of 1954

2012
Mr. L. Keith Ashworth, ’85
Mr. Bernard R. Morrell, ’88
Mr. Timothy S. Carter, ’94
Mr. Jeffrey W. Gilliam, ’89

2013 – Mr. Daniel V. Farmer, ’95

2014
Senator Phillip E. Berger, ’80
Mr. Tony Lucas, ’97
Dr. Lesia M. Banks, ’88
Mr. Ronald B. Cole, ’83, ’11

2015 – Ms. Barbara R. Russo, ’88

2016
Ms. Stephanie Church ’99
Mr. E.W. Tibbs ’00
Mrs. Pat Hall Franklin ’71, ’73

2017
Mr. Robert V. Alexander ’96
Mr. Richard F. Riccardelli ’99


The title for this award has changed over the years, however the criteria for selecting recipients has not. It still recognizes graduates for their service or accomplishments in their personal or professional lives.